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Atkinson family

Collection | Ref # A148 | Held by Far North Regional Museum/Te Ahu Heritage


Atkinson family


Mr George Atkinson, a carpenter from Waimate North was building the Awanui Church when he met Miss Amelia Spanhake of Houhora.

In 1899 they were married and the couple took up land in the Mangatete district where they ran an orchard and farming enterprise.


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Dates covered:

1889 - Circa 1929
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